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Greek Revolution - Memoirs by Millingen



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containing an Account of the Military and Political Events,
which occurred in 1823 and following years.
with various anecdotes relating to
Lord Byron,
by Julius Millingen
Surgeon to the Byron Brigade at Mesolonghi, and to the
Greek Army in Western Greece, Peloponnesus, &c.

Published in 1831, London
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Greek names mentioned in book: Anagnostaia, Anagnostaras, Anagnosti, Anagnostia, Anargyri, Anastasius, Androutzo, Asimachi, Battaiti, Botari, Botasi, Botzari, Bouccovala, Bozzari, Costa Bozzaris, Marco Bozzaris, Nothi Bozzaris, Briga, Calamargioti, Nicola Calchiotti, Cavaliere Callegno, Demetri Callergi, Emmanuel Callergi, Callergis, Caradja, Caraiscachi, Carajani, Carajanis, Caratasso, Catzantoni, Catzaro, Cephala, Chormova (Cormova), Chagi Christo, Ciaoushi, Cocchini, Coldari, Coletti, Pano Colocotrone, Theodore Colocotrone, Dem. Colocythopoulo, Conduriotti, Mitzo Contojani, Cranidiotti, Demetri, Drovetti, Economapoulo, Eleutheri, Dyonysi Evmorphopoulo, Fotamaras, Gabrina, Germanos, Gligori, Gogo, Goura, Andrea Isco, Dehli Janei, Catzico Jani, Kleissonra, Lepeniolachi, Liacata, Liveri, Londo, Luriotti, Mitzo Machaliotti, Christo Macri, Demetri Macri, Macrojani, Mangiavino, Tazzi Mangina, Mavrocordato, Ep. Mavromati, Constantino Mavromichali, Cyriacouli Mavromichali, Elias Mavromichali, George Mavromichali, Jani Mavromichali, Petro Mavromichali, Andrea Metaxa, Constantino Metaxa, Miaouli, Spiro Milio, Negris, Negropont, Nicitura, Nicola, Nigris, Nikitas (Nicitas), Jani Notara, Panoutso Notara, Sotiri Notara, Odysseus, Orlando, Mega Pano, Papaflessa, Pappagiorgi, Pesli, Petimeras, Petrobey, Jerasimo (Jerasinio) Phoca, Panagi Phoca, Photilla, G. Platanioti, Constantine Polychroniades, Polyzoidi, Porphyrius, Praidi, Prassino, Rangos, Rodius, Stavro Sacchini, Saphaca, Dinco Scaltra, Dimo Scalza, Scoulo, Scourti, Michael Sessini, Sophanopoulo, Jani Souka, Jani Soutzo, Michael Soutzo, Spiliotachi, Stactouri, Stonari, Stornari, J. Sutzo, Tatraco, Theopompus, Tombasi, Toti, Jani Tricoupi, Spiro Tricoupi, Tsamado, Tsecri, Tsocri, Vattino, Lambro Veico, Vernachiotti, Vernakiotti, Alexachi Vlachopoulo, Theodore Vresteni, Costa Vulpiotti, Xidi, Yoldasi, Soliri Yoti, Zaccharopoulo, Zacharia, Zangana, P. Zaphiropoulo, Citzo Zavella, Kitso Zavella, Nicola Zavella, Zaimi Zavellas, Draco Zerva, Lambro Zerba, Zocri, Zonga


CONTENTS

CHAPTER I

Arrival at Corfu - Introduction to Lord Byron - His view of Greek affairs - Conversation of Lord Byron with Dr. Knox on religious subjects - Intrigues of the Greek chiefs to acquire Lord Byron's favour and confidence

CHAPTER II

Arrival of Colonel Stanhope - German Philhellenes - their disappointment and ill treatment by the Greeks - their distress - Negotiations for a loan - Divisions among the Greek chiefs - Design of Colocotrone against the government - Lord Byron defers his departure for the Morea

CHAPTER III

The author goes to Mesolonghi - Caraiscachi, a Greek chief - Secret understanding between the Turks and the Albanians - Customs at funerals - Ithaca - Hostility of Sir T. Maitland and British agents to the Greeks - Honourable exception afforded by Colonel Napier - Turkish brig attacked by the Greeks - Great sums of money on board - The Crew saved

CHAPTER IV

Caraiscachi - Calamo - Bozzari and Suliots - Arrival at Mesolonghi - Description of the town and its environs - Various expeditions of the Turks against it without success - Heroic exploit of Marco Bozzari - Siege of Anatolico

CHAPTER V

Effects of the victories obtained - The nation divided into two parties - Colocotrone's letter - The author introduced to Dr. Lucca Vaya - Manner of living among the Greeks - Account of Ali Pasha, &c. - Voutier's Memoirs

CHAPTER VI

Author introduced to Mavrocordato - Description and character of that chief - Manner in which the Greek chiefs conducted themselves - Cost of Greek arms and ornaments

CHAPTER VII

Mavrocordato opens the sittings of the General Assembly - His speech - Propositions - Manner in which the propositions are treated - Address of the assembly to the government

CHAPTER VIII

Publication of a newspaper - Conduct of Dr. Meyer, as editor - Establishment of an hospital - Author appointed to the super-intendence of it - Lord Byron sails from Zante - Danger of falling into the hands of the Turks - His escape - Lands at Mesolonghi - Generous conduct of Mahmoud Capitan

CHAPTER IX

Lord Byron endeavours in vain to unite the Suliots - Organizes a corps of artillery - Major Parry - Errors of the Greek Committee in London - German officers

CHAPTER X

Application of Hataje's mother to the author - Her introduction to Lord Byron - His adoption of her - Jealousy of Mavrocordato - Conduct of Lord Byron in respect to him

CHAPTER XI

Author appointed surgeon-in-chief of the Greek army - Negotiation with the Albanians - Manners, treatment, eduction and beauty of Greek women

CHAPTER XII

A Greek polyglott newspaper established - Anecdotes of Lord Byron - Character of Parry - Lord Byron seized with illness

CHAPTER XIII

A Turkish brig runs on a sand-bank - Conduct of Parry - Conduct and trial of Caraiscachi

CHAPTER XIV

Illness and death of Lord Byron - Conduct of his physicians

CHAPTER XV

Anecdotes of Lord Byron during his last illness - Post mortem appearances

CHAPTER XVI

Grief of all parties at Lord Byron's death - Intrigues of Odysseus - Opinions of the people respecting a form of government - Intrigues for a share of the loan - Account of Mr. Trelawney

CHAPTER XVII

Turkish expedition against Ipsara - Character of the Ipsariots - Unhealthy climate of Mesolonghi - The author's illness - Kindness of Lord Charles Murray - Character of the Greek peasantry - Their oppression by the capitani

CHAPTER XVIII

Cogiabashi - Macri - His character - Description of Cerasovo - Death of Draco

CHAPTER XIX

Religious observances - Fasts - Prejudices - Greek clergy

CHAPTER XX

Influence of the clergy diminished - Depotism and avarice of the capitani - Their insubordination - Illness and death of Lord Charles Murray - His noble character - Sessini - Character of the Greek Logiotati

CHAPTER XXI

Encampment at Ligovitzi

CHAPTER XXII

Neglect of the Greeks in guarding their outposts - Speech of the superior of a monastery - Conduct of the Greeks at Babini

CHAPTER XXIII

Peasants surprised by the Turks - Inhuman conduct of Macri - Jani Souka and his mistress

CHAPTER XXIV

Ligovitzi - Illness of Mavrocordato - Chrysovitza - Spiro Milio - Zagoriots or itinery quacks

CHAPTER XXV

Author, &c. arrive at Anatolico - Character of Porphyrius - Phoca - Adventure of Giulbeyaz - Meeting of the assembly - Subjects debated - Prefectures - Author determines on going to Athens

CHAPTER XXVI

Account of the police and administration of justice at Mesolonghi - Revenues - Corinth - Dreadful scene there - Author arrives at Megara

CHAPTER XXVII

Author arrives at Athens - Its moral and political condition

CHAPTER XXVIII

Ibrahim Pasha's expedition against Greece - Battle of Halicarnassus - The Egyptian fleet dispersed by a storm

CHAPTER XXIX

Apathy and presumption of the Greeks - Ibrahim lands at Modon - Commits a great military error - Conduct of the Greeks

CHAPTER XXX

Author goes to Anapli - Conduct of Conduriotti - Disposition of the Greek force - Expenses - Constitution

CHAPTER XXXI

Conduct of the Duke of Orleans - Count Pecchio - Count Palma - Tricoupi - Author arrives at Tripolitza - Introduction of Conduriotti

CHAPTER XXXII

Proceedigs at Neocastro - Author arrives at Nisi - Family of Mavroichali - Proceedings at Nisi - Conduct of Caratasso, &c - Battle - Greeks defeated - Arrival at Neocastro - Proceedings of Mavrocordato

CHAPTER XXXIII

Description of Neocastro - Character of Stactouri - Conduct of Phoca - Battle of Neocastro - Turkish method of firing - Turkish fleet arrive off Modon - Battle - Distress of several Greeks in a cavern

CHAPTER XXXIV

Condition of the Greeks at Navarino - Battle - Ibrahim's offers - Conduct of Beysade - Gallant conduct of Miaouli - Ibrahim's offers to the Greeks - At length accepted

CHAPTER XXXV

The Author receives an invitation to become Ibrahim's physician - Capitulation of the Greeks - Author's application to Captain Johnstone - Conduct of that officer - Author compelled to enter Ibrahim's service - Applications to the British government in his behalf - Is at length allowed to depart





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